(London, UK) The British parliament has applauded the song for autism, ‘Open Every Door.’ Parliamentary history was created when ‘Open Every Door’ became the first song for autism to be mentioned in the House of Commons in London. Influential parliamentarian Andy Love, MP for Edmonton tabled the early day motion 999 on ‘Open Every Door’.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown was also urged to open every door to every child and adult with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome by providing them with better public services in education, health, specialist speech therapy and respite care. Andy Love’s edm also highlighted the need for equality of opportunity for all children and adults with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.
The song for autism was written about a 12 year old British boy Charin Corea who has autism spectrum disorder – it was composed by the award winning Sri Lankan singer songwriter Nimal Mendis who resides in Britain and the CD was released by MediaEye Productions in London.
The song was covered by musician Rozagy who was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. She is a mother of two children, one child has also been diagnosed with Asperger’s. The song for autism recently had extensively airplay on British radio stations – including the BBC – on Autism Sunday. Parliamentarians have commended Nimal Mendis on this moving song, focusing on autism.
South Asian star Gresha Schuilling will release ‘Open Every Door’ for World Autism Day, declared by the United Nations General Assembly and scheduled to be held on 2nd April 2008.
It hoped that ‘Open Every Door’ will be played by radio stations across the globe on World Autism Awareness Day. Media Eye Music in London is also hoping that the song will help raise awareness of autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.
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